Propecia 1 mg film-coated tablets contain finasteride. Finasteride belongs to a group of medicines called 5 α-reductase inhibitors.
Your doctor prescribed propecia 1 mg because you have male type of hair loss (also known as androgenic alopecia). Finasteride 1 mg prevents further hair loss in men. Men with mild to medium but not complete hair loss may benefit from using finasteride 1 mg. Finasteride 1 mg blocks an important enzyme (type ii 5 α-reductase) that is involved in the regulation of the hair follicle.
In the propecia scalp 1 mg lowers dht levels, the main cause of male hair loss. In this way propecia 1 mg helps stop the balding process and prevent further hair loss.